Life's a Beach: Guide to Lake County Beaches 2021

By: Kelli Smith 06/09/2021

Summertime is on the horizon! Lake County is lucky to be the home of over 200 lakes and miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, and that means that we have all kinds of beaches!  Looking for an adventure on Lake Michigan? Try Illinois Beach State Park in Zion. Are you searching for a little bit more of a relaxed experience for the little guppies? Lake Zurich's Paulus Park beach has lifeguards and a water playground!

 
 

 

 

 

 

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Insider Tip! Check the Lake County Beach Advisory page HERE  for daily updates on inland and Lake Michigan beaches. Grab your towels, pull out your aqua toys, apply the sunscreen, find a good spot in the sand, kick back and relax, because life's a beach sometimes. Here is your guide to Lake County beaches.

Turtle Beach Marina

 
 

 

 

 

 

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42273 N. Woodbine Ave., Antioch. 

Illinois State Beach in Zion

 
 

 

 

 

 

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16400 W. Buckley Rd., Libertyville.

Paulus Park Beach & Sprayground in Lake Zurich

 
 

 

 

 

 

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200 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich.

Spring Lake Beach in Lincolnshire

 
 

 

 

 

 

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49 Oxford Dr., Lincolnshire.

Lake Minear Beach in Libertyville

 
 

 

 

 

 

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600 W. Oak Spring Rd., Libertyville.

Diamond Lake Beach in Mundelein

 
 

 

 

 

 

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1016 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein.

Fish Lake Beach Resort

 
 

 

 

 

 

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32223 N. US Highway 12, Volo.

Waukegan Municipal Beach

 
 

 

 

 

 

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201 Sea Horse Dr., Waukegan.

Rosewood Beach in Highland Park

 
 

 

 

 

 

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883 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park  


To learn more about Lake County beaches, continue here.

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